aside for food and drink. Rather that using the colloquial terms “coffee break” and “lunch”, this phrase will often be invoked in an attempt to sound politically correct , educated and sophisticated. The phrase is most often used at work shops, meetings, seminars and focus groups hosted by public-sector organizations such as Universities.
“OK people, we are now going to take 15 minutes for a nutritional break. Please help yourself to coffee and muffins located at the back of the seminar room.”